In the fourth excerpt from his new book, Patrick Cockburn recalls the aftermath of the Libyan revolution and the overthrow of Colonel Gaddafi in 2011. Hopes were soon to be dashed, as a barbaric regime gave way to something much worse
In the third excerpt from his new book, Patrick Cockburn writes from Baghdad on how the US occupation of Iraq faced growing Iraqi anger and resistance in the summer of 2003. Already, there were signs that the war was going to end in disaster
Patrick Cockburn was one of the first journalists to enter Afghanistan after the September 11 attack in the US, and reported from a rebel-held village north of Kabul. Here, in the second in a series of excerpts from his new book, is his eyewitness description of the country during the war against the Taliban
Since 2001, Patrick Cockburn has provided peerless reporting of the wars that have torn apart the Middle East and created the conditions in which Al-Qaeda and Islamic State have grown and flourished. In the first of a series of excerpts from his new book, he combines eyewitness accounts of the battles for Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Libya and beyond with an explanation of what these conflicts have in common – and how they were reported or misreported at the time
As he retires, Richard Garner bows out with a retrospective on what's changed in schools
It was right to highlight EgyptAir’s record on mid-flight attacks, but a little more historical context would have been interesting to readers, too
'You don't need to be a criminal profiler to draw a mental sketch of the killers'
You need to snake your way to what’s true, allow the words to discover passion, not passion dictate the words
It has been a privilege and a pleasure to document the last 15 years of my life in The Independent on Sunday. And it’s all been true… almost
‘It’s not only the person who pulls the trigger, but those who made that possible who should also be defined as terrorists’
Exclusive: Rebecca Pinnington claims she was threatened with repercussions after obtaining classified forecasts of student accommodation income
Friday’s assault on Zaman’s offices followed the same pattern as October’s police raid on the offices of the Koza Ipek Media Group, which owned two newspapers and two TV stations. The court-appointed trustees have just closed both the TV stations and the newspapers
Japan has fallen from 11th to 61st place in Reporters Without Borders' World Press Freedom Index since 2010
La FM for broadcasting an eight-minute excerpt of a video recording in which former Senator Carlos Ferro and a police captain discuss sex in crude details
'The last ten years were the most dangerous'
The 26-year-old shares advice and experiences with graduates on how his career evolved after a trip to Gaza